Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan

Empowering the civil society in Kazakhstan in the improvement of chemical safety

27/01/2017 - 08:00
Civil Society and Media

The objective of the Action is to improve the implementation of the Aarhus Convention and empower civil society in order to contribute to local development in the Mangystau Region.


The specific objectives are

  • to establish the independent monitoring of the Aarhus Convention implementation in Kazakhstan and its presentation on international forum;
  • to build and maintain a network of civic initiatives and active citizens and build their capacities throughout Kazakhstan (especially in the Mangystau Region);
  • and to increase public access to the information on environmental issues and public participation in decision-making on environmental issues. 


Total Cost (EUR): 396 540.00

EU contracted amount (EUR): 336 120.00

Duration: April 2014 - March 2017

Implementing organisation: Arnika, Center for Introduction of New Environmentally Safe Technologies (CINEST), Karaganda Regional Ecological Museum (EcoMuseum)

Funding Instrument: Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)


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